The Renaissance Diana martinez
Marco Polo and the Silk Road
RACES: The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the Renaissance. The Mongols took over China they made the Silk Road safe again for travelers and traders( Holt 299). This evidence helps because if you were not able to travel then there would be no trading no way to spread new ideas. This is the reopening of the Silk Road.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci is still the most famous painter. Two of his paintings are Called the Supper and the Mona Lisa.( Facts from Paragraph 1). The last Supper was painted during Leaonardo Da Vinci time in Milan. The painting is about Jesus and with the Apostles (Paragraph 6). The Mona Lisa is also called La Gioconda. Everyone wonder why Mona Lisa had a slight smile(Paragraph 7). Www.history.com
This video is about painting and Architecture.
Paper and Printing
Movable type impacted literacy because you were able to move and be changed the letters to different words. Movable type impacted literacy because the letters were able to be reused.
Renaissance Writing( William Shakespeare)
Shakespeare's writing attracted many common people. It attracted people to learn to write. They thought his language was interesting because most people wrote in Latin and he wrote in English. "Ever since people have enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's language and his understanding of humanity"(Holt 317). Many people thought it was interesting and different that he was writing in vernacular. William Shakespeare writing reflected the ideas of humanism. He taught that every human is important. "The following passage reflects the Renaissance ideas the each human being is important". He made something that everyone could share everyone could have a part of and be in one. To conclude,he made everyone very interested in his work.